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Friday, December 30, 2016

Censored News Heroes 2016 -- Water Protectors of Standing Rock Camp

Censored News Heroes 2016
Water Protectors of Standing Rock Camp

Red Warrior Camp

Frontline Water Defenders
SiouxZ Dezbah, shot in the eye with
a rubber bullet by militarized police only six feet away.
Photo by Yvonne Gougelet
                                   Sophia Wilansky, a water protector in Standing Rock Camp
                            from New York. Sophia's arm was shattered when militarized police 
                                              shot her with a grenade.

Native American Youths
Native youth riders

Standing Rock Youth Runners to DC 
Special thanks to everyone who dashed into battle for protection of the water, the Missouri River and Cannon Ball River, as the Dakota Access Pipeline, its hired mercenaries, and the militarized police led by Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, violated laws, civil rights and human rights to protect a private pipeline now threatening the water source of millions.
Thank you to the cooks, photographers, videographers, medics, healers, attorneys, wood choppers, drivers, horseback riders; those who cleaned; those who sang; those who reported; those who shared; those who cared; those who prayed; those who gave generously; and those who asked for nothing in return.
You are our heroes.

Censored News
Dec. 30, 2016

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